Artist/District is a grant-making program, created by Councilman Ryan Dorsey, for artists living in Baltimore's 3rd City Council District. The program has been shaped through a community effort, led by artists who reside in the 3rd Council District, as well as arts and cultural leaders from throughout Baltimore City. Councilman Dorsey and this committee recognize the importance of artists and art-making to our communities, and believe that artists shouldn't be forced to choose between making art and supporting themselves and their families. The Artist/District grant program will give artists the opportunity to produce work that will enrich our community and support a culture of creativity within the District.
Four artists will be awarded $3,000 each by way of a lottery.
It's free to apply! Applications due May 18th.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What dates should I be aware of?
A. Here are the important dates to remember:
April 28 – Get in-person help submitting your application. 3pm at Hamilton Gallery, 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214.
May 18 – Application Submission Deadline.
June 8 – Notice of application receipt.
June 30 – Party! Lottery Drawing at 3pm in Hamilton Gallery, 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214.
September 30 – Another party! Community Presentations from grant winners. Time and location TBD.
Q. How do I apply?
A. Submit an application here: https://artistdistrict.wufoo.com/forms/z1wpxyji07r8q88/
Printed copies can be sent to 100 North Holliday Street, Room 523, Baltimore, Md 21202.
Q. Who is eligible?
A. Applicants must be:
20 years of age or older by 6/30/2018;
A resident of the 3rd Council District in Baltimore City. Find your council district here or call Councilman Dorsey’s office at 410-396-4812.
A person with a current creative practice. Professional experience performing or exhibiting is not required.